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Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, but the u.s.'s treasury clock lags the last banking day, august 31st. that accounts for the $25 billion jump in a single day. republicans went after the president at the size of the debt over at their convention last week. >>> mitt romney is in vermont today. he's staying at his former lieutenant governor's home, ohio senator rob portman will play president obama in the mock debates. portman was reportedly on the short list for romney's vice presidentual picks and he served in the same role for senator mccain in 2008. >>> meanwhile, congressman paul ryan is in iowa stumping for votes and reminded his audience about the national debt standing at $16 trillion also toppled them what he expects from tonight's major speech. >> we're going to hear from president clinton tonight in charlotte. my guess is we'll get a great rendition of how trippings were in the 1990s but we're not going to hear anything about the last four years. >> conservative groups announce they're shelling out almost $13 million in new ads spending to run new ads during the democratic national convention. >>> two d
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the first astronaut to walk on the moon. neal armstrong died last month at the age of 82. fox 5's -- fox 5's john henrehan attended the memorial service. >> reporter: in 1969 when neil armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon, mohammed sad eck was a young man in p bangladesh. he watched it on television and he felt proud for all of humanity. >> i am very proud and happy to see the first person ever on the moon. i feel so proud to see that. >> reporter: mohammed and his wife came from bangladesh to join 2,000 other people at the memorial service for neil armstrong. among the others who showed, former rocket systems engineer roger meyers who brought an autographed poster of buzz ald ren standing on the earth's surface, neal armstrong reflected in the visor took the picture. the navy's sea chanters sang an anthem from the services hymn nall. he was 38 when he made history on the moon. long-time friend john snow spoke at the services. >> he was always in his heart of hearts that little boy who whittled wooden model airplanes on that small farm in central ohio, who buil
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
fueled a fan frenzy of sorts with some fans already talking super bowl. fox 5's bob barnard is in our newsroom with reaction to the start of the redskins season. bob? >> maureen, most redskins fans we met today say they're super excited about the way the team played yesterday but know it's a long season with lots of competition for the nfl championship and yet there are some fans already thinking about a return trip to new orleans. >> i honestly believe that if the team can stay healthy and as quick and poised as they were yesterday that the redskins are ready for a super bowl this year. >> reporter: yes, dorian payne is pretty excited but other fans of the burgundy and gold are trying not to get ahead of themselves. >> the game was good. i'm trying to stay calm, not get too excited. we always win in the beginning and then it gets it. >> reporter: you're not talking super bowl yet. >> not yet. >> we're used to losing, so when it's come time to win, hey, that's a blessing in disguise. >> reporter: have you been a fan for a while? >> oh, my lord, we've been here for 37 years. so we'
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
robbed on the same street days a part. tonight, d.c.'s police chief said the cases may be connected. fox 5s bob bornard has the -- bob barnard reporting. >> reporter: it seems one roving gang of phone snatchers has been particularly violent. the sidewalks of capitol hill have become a prime target of sometimes violent thugs looking to steal smartphones out of your hands. >> and mostly this side of my face and lip. >> reporter: casey adams, a 26- year-old intern from utah, in washington just a weeked he was ambushed by two men while on the sidewalk on the phone talking to his wife. >> and immediately punched me, knocked me down. my phone fell out of my hands. quickly he said give me your phone and empty your pocket. >> reporter: they didn't take his wallet, detectives telling him that someone saw what happened. >> the witness said after they knocked me down and got my phone from me, they hopped in the back of the car and sped away. >> reporter: the attack near eastern market was blocks from where another man, tc massland was robbed and savagely beaten one night last month. >> what ma
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, maryland, some middle schoolers got a special history lesson from a student's father. fox 5's bob barnard sat in on the class. >> the building did not initially collapse. it initially remained standing. >> reporter: fire captain troy lip was the guest speakers in the social studies class at january pool middle school. >> jet fuel from the plane was everywhere, and it was thick. there was literally pools of it. >> reporter: the captain was incharge of the search and rescue team. >> all of the survivors were out of the building by the time we got on site. they watched a brief video about that september 11th when these 6th graders were newborns and infants. >> my mom has told me a about i always reflects on it on 9/11, and i've also watched a lot of videos. >> the second plane, when it actually hit, the wing went in, then it exploded inside. >> i think about horrible tragedy, suffering, just all around chaos when it comes to what happens at the pentagon and the twin towers. >> you guys, as sixth graders -- >> reporter: ms. knackles says knowing how to teach about can be tricky. >> their assi
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
killed by a fairfax county school bus. news4's pat pat collins spoke to the victim's family who say they're unhappy with the charge for the driver. >> reporter: jim, he was a retired school bus driver. he was 89 years old but in good health, an avid walker, avid jogger. struck and killed in a crosswalk. by a school bus. >> she killed a man. i don't know what else i would say to that. she killed my grandfather. >> reporter: that's sarah ahn. last week her grandfather struck and killed by a fairfax county school bus. joon seok ahn was 89 years old. he had two children, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. he was very active for his age. he was a skier, an accomplished badminton player, he was a religious man. each day he would go to dawn prayer service at the nearby church, and then he'd go jogging. jogging for at least a mile. at the intersection of columbia, pike and gallows road, he was on his way back from the cleaners. he was in the crosswalk when a school bus, a big school bus moved into that cross walk and struck mr. ahn, knocked him to the ground. he was taken to the
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
phones that will take the company's first to include windows 8. the 8-x accord and 8-s rio will compete with newly launched windows devices by knockno noki samsung. >>> a question, was jesus married? the last line written on the fourth century paper reads, and jesus said, my wife. the professor claims this is the only existing text where jesus refers to being married. the ink is being tested to confirm its authenticity. >>> another run-in with police for lindsay lohan. officers arrested the 26-year-old actress this morning in new york. she's accused of tapping a pedestrian with her car and then leaving the scene. but law enforcement officials say now they're waiting on the pedestrian's medical records to determine whether her vehicle actually hit him. lohan's publicist issued a statement today calling the incident shall ado about nothing. >>> a local restaurant that specializes in wild game and big hunks of meat is offering a four-course vegan menu this week to show that vegan cuisine can be exciting. more restaurants are making room for vegans on the menus these day as dietary restrict
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
police duties. this move is part of a sweeping overhaul of crime scene management. news4's tom sherwood talked to the police union today. they're warning that valuable skills and experience are being lost. tom? >> reporter: jim, crime scene work is a lot more technical, and the chief says she needs officers on the street. the new $220 million headquarters of the city's chief medical examiner and state-of-the-art laboratories for crime scene analysis. it's due to open on monday and expected to improve police and prosecution work on thousands of cases. police chief kathy lanier is shifting 80 uniformed officers from crime scene analysis, replacing them with all civilian forensic technicians in a fast-changing high-tech world. >> the science has grown dramatically in the last 20 years. and it will be a gradual transition. i think it's the way we have to go. it is the way of the future. with the science advancing as rapidly as it, i think it makes good sense. >> reporter: lanier praises the current officers who will get other uniform duties. the current chief medical examiner responsible fo
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tonight, mark s michelle obama. she look mark, is marm a. she's going to do the same thing we saw ann romney do, correct? >> reporter: yes, she is. in some ways and i heard, david axlerod, the chief political advisor to president obama said maybe we should run michelle. she's a popular figure, and that is quite an evolution, you know. at first, she had some controversial provocative remarks about america and growing up as an african- american in mark that were considered provocative and maybe even people took poorly to them. but now she is really very popular figure and they feel show is a tremendous campaigna advantage and they want to use her. i think it's interesting she's the first person to speak for the obama candidacy and the obama re-elect. >> i'm running out of time here, mark. i can't let you go without asking about delegate eleanor holmes norton is taking the stage but is told she can't speak at the convention, correct? >> reporter: yes, and right here is the platform not mentioning d.c. statehood. i talked to jesse jackson who was a statehood senator and was not aware
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
arrest. as fox 5's beth parker shows us, his school family is coming together. >> now the students at central high school remembered their friend today in a number of ways. one of them was walking here on the track the same place where mark ran in his track and field meets. it took a lot of tissues for students at central high school to work their way through an assembly today. they were honoring marckel ross. instead, he was one of the first. shot and killed on his way to school a little before 7:00 tuesday morning. >> when i consider -- marckel -- when i think about marckel, what comes to mind -- >> english teacher, patricia, says she'll think of him every time she hears a particular poem.. the principal urged students to keep their focus. back outside on the football field, they released balloons in one of marckel's favorite colors. marckel's mother was amazed. >> i'm very, very surprised. very, very surprised. i know that he had a lot of people that loved him. i didn't think it was all this. i couldn't ask for this. >> he was very loving. i don't know why this happened to him.
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tonight about ambassador chris stevens.ad s as we mentioned, stevens serve two tours in libya as was nfirm as ambassador earlier this year. he was the first u.s. ambassador to be killed in an attack since 1979: he was first kidnapped by militants, and executed. >>> muslim and interfaith leaders came together to condemo the deaths of the americans inin libya. here's more. >> the action of those people -- [ inaudible ] there for, this reaction of thi violence is the principles of the teachings ofist lament. >> the leaders joined by the reverend -- well ton of thet interfaith alliance condemned florida pastor terry jones for promoting the anti muslim video that appears to have insighted the riots.h >>> here to break it down is dr. shepherd, an academic fellow. thanks for joining us. let's start off with the diplomatic implications here. we know earlier president obama it will not break the bondsbo between the u.s. and libya.. and we will not turn our backs. what do you think this meaning for u.s. relations with libya?b >> libya is a critical and emerging democracy, going through a t
FOX
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
civil rights issue of our time. news4's richard jordan is here with more. >> the pastors who support same-sex marriage say the fight is like a battle they have fought before, for african-americans to have equal rights. reverend coates from maryland leads a congregation and a movement. the highly controversial marriage equality is highlighting the point the two events held at the same time at two different locations from two opposing sides. reverend al sharpton speaking in support of gay marriage, while the coalition of african-american pastors calls the notion sinful. sharpton says gay marriage is not about religion, but civil rights. >> you cannot be for civil rights for african-americans, but not for gays and lesbians. >> reporter: but those against marriage equality say black ministers sold out. the group claims african-american pastors are supporting gay marriage for financial gain. >> to lead a society downhill for money is sinful and it's wrong. and that's what they're doing. it's all about money. >> reporter: maryland voters will ultimately decide. but the pastors who favor ga
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
good, police had to check with apple before charging the two. news4's derrick ward is live outside the apple store in bethesda where they're gearing up to launch the iphone 5. >> reporter: you know, this is one of those devices that a lot of people say has changed our societies. these are the folks in line at the apple store to get the latest version of the iphone which comes out tomorrow. they're pretty sure what they get will be a legitimate iphone. but not so for some folks in prince george's county. it was september 12th when prince george's county police got a complaint that someone was selling iphones near the target in the home depot on route 450 and martin luther king highway. >> our team went up in an undercover capacity. the guys that were selling the phones approached us and tried to sell us these phones that i have here now. >> reporter: at first, officers thought they were stolen phones. that this father and son team were selling for $250 each. >> it fooled me. as you can see, it's a great replica of the 5 s. >> reporter: they weren't selling phonies, the differences betwe
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
marine, a sniper, who lives in woodbridge. news4's jackie bensen has more on where the suspect could be hiding. >> reporter: even as funeral services were being held in rural new york state for victim keith reed, police in prince william county, virginia, continued to search for his suspected killer. investigators believe 42-year-old father of four anthony robert taglianetti, known as rob, drove from his home in woodbridge, 400 miles to shi talk wa, county, new york, and allegedly murdered the school superintendent. reed was found dead monday in a wooded area near his home. police say they do not believe the murder was related to his job as school superintendent of a 400-plus school system. >> this individual was -- wanted to do harm to mr. reed. >> reporter: rode, who became superintendent just last november, was an acquaintance of taglianetti's wife. reed was divorced but neighbors in the rural town of clymer where he lived said he had spoken of a fiancee with young children who lived several hours away. >> we are actively looking for this individual. to pick him up for questioning
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gaming. more than $16 million has been spent to sway voters. news4's prince georges county bureau chief tracy wilkins explains who is shelling out all the money. >> a good job. the key to a good life. >> reporter: the folks behind tv and radio ads like this one in favor of question 7 are part of a ballot issue committee called for maryland jobs and schools incorporated. so far they've spent $8.1 million trying to get votes for expansion in november. this is a lot of money. >> it is and it is going for a good cause. >> reporter: he sxrels operates national harbor. the likely location of a las vegas style casino in prince george's. they'll also contributed the least to the committee. according to records filed with the maryland board of elections, mgm, the likely operator of the casino, has contributed $8.3 million. cbac gaming llc is behind a proposed baltimore casino. they've given $1.2 million. and peterson, $400,000. >> between radio and television. it is not cheap. so it might seem like a big number but we're out there competing with the time on the air with the presidential el
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